Science Saturdays at Rookery Bay | National Estuarine Research Reserve
Kids & Families

Science Fun All Year Round

At Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, Science Saturdays are FREE for kids under 6. Unleash the inner scientist or marine biologist in you with hands-on discovery labs for all ages. Each Saturday, adults and kids alike can discover science with an educator including examining live organisms under microscopes, behind-the-scenes experiences in our working laboratories, hands-on marine critter connections and more! Hours are 9a.m. to 4p.m.

Registration is recommended.


Even more fun at Rookery Bay!

A visit to Rookery Bay has so much fun in store for Kids & Families. Visit our Environmental Learning Center, Explore Rookery Bay with Nature Tours by Boat & Kayak, or take in a lecture.

Science Saturdays Information

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  • Adult (Ages 13+) – $5
  • Child (Ages 12 and under) – FREE

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Schedule of Activities

Schedule Coming Soon!

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Science Saturday Topics

  • November 2 – Sea Turtle Hurdles
  • November 9 – So Much More than Seashells
  • November 16 – Days and Says of Sharks and Rays
  • November 23 – Skulls & Bones
  • November 30 – Marine Mammal Marathon
  • December 7 – Birds of a Feather
  • December 14 – Managing Marine Debri
  • December 21 – Fabulous Fish
  • December 28 – World of Water
  • January 4 – Invasive Species

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